Olivier Dufrasne-Desbiens

Olivier is an associate in our Montreal office and is a member of Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies Group. He practices in corporate law with a focus on corporate finance, particularly in venture capital and growth capital, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate and commercial matters.

Olivier completed his law degree at the Université de Montréal. During his studies, he was the co-organizer of Portraits of the Faculty, an initiative to promote the diversity of interests and backgrounds of students at the Faculty of Law of the Université de Montréal. In this position, he conducted interviews with students of the Faculty and wrote their portraits for publication on social media.

In his last year of law school, Olivier clerked with two judges at the Superior Court of Québec

Representative Work

  • Kento Health

    Kento Health in its closing of a $4.1 million pre-seed financing round

  • Inversago Pharma

    Inversago Pharma in its US$1.075 billion business combination with Novo Nordisk

  • Legault Group

    Legault Group closes strategic partnership with Homes Alive Pets

Awards and Recognition

  • Clyde & Co (awarded to the student with the highest grade in civil liability, Université de Montréal)
  • Dean’s List (Université de Montréal)



  • University of Montréal, LL. B. (2022)


  • English
  • French